• Industry 4.0
  • September 9, 2021

Various Database Technologies for Developing Industrial Applications

Database management systems exist in various forms and sizes, from complicated to basic, from expensive to inexpensive. It is critical to consider how the database technology you select will scale as the size of your data grows and how it will interact with any applications you employ to query your data. The database technology landscape […]

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  • EDM
  • IIoT
  • Industry 4.0
  • September 7, 2021

A primer on the technologies enabling Edge Analytics

Edge analytics is a sophisticated data analysis technique that allows users to access real-time processing and extraction of unstructured data collected and stored on the network’s edge devices. Edge analytics enables the automated analytical processing of produced data in real-time. The substantial rise in edge analytics applications is due to the widespread use of the […]

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  • Industry 4.0
  • September 3, 2021

A Quick Overview of a Few Industrial Safety Protocols

Industrial safety protocols are communication protocols used to send information critical to the safe operation of machinery in manufacturing lines, process plants, and other industrial settings. They are intended to detect communication issues such as message corruption, delay, insertion, loss, and repetition. Control, safety, synchronization, and motion are just a few of the automation applications […]

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  • OPC UA
  • August 24, 2021

OPC UA Tunneller and its role in migrating from Classic OPC to OPC UA

OPC Classic is the most widely used technology for linking different automation devices in the world. It is an open, secure, and reliable technology for sending data in factories, enterprise applications, and the cloud. Numerous OPC–based systems are in use throughout the globe, allowing for the safe and reliable exchange of data between industrial software […]

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  • OPC UA
  • July 30, 2021

Role of OPC UA in OPAF (Open Process Automation Forum) Standard

Open Process AutomationTM Standard (O-PASTM  Standard) or “Standard of Standards” as it’s popularly known is an initiative to create a new age automation system with a different architecture than the existing process automation systems that uses Distributed Control Systems (DCS) and Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs). As automation applications require ultra-high availability and real-time performance, process […]

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  • Industry 4.0
  • July 27, 2021

Steps to Obsolescence Management in Industry 4.0

What Is Obsolescence Management? One of the prominent effects of industry 4.0 is the massive change to the industrial equipments usage and their management. This involves not only maintaining their aging electronic components but also adding new ones, while ensuring it doesn’t disrupt their existing operations. Not only this; the adoption of the new age […]

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  • EDM
  • IIoT
  • July 27, 2021

How to Select the Right Edge Device Manager for My IIoT Network?

Smooth IIoT operations go far beyond deploying smart devices and flawless networking capabilities. To harness the power of IIoT with multiple edge devices scattered over distributed locations, an edge device manager solution is highly crucial. These edge device managers not only automate the firmware, software, and security patch updates, but also enable secure provisioning, and […]

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  • Testing
  • July 26, 2021

What is the Role of Test Automation in DevOps?

The introduction of DevOps has changed the role of the quality assurance (QA) team. Earlier, the role of QA was all about functional testing and regression after a product is deployed. The DevOps approach focuses on automating the entire process in software development to achieve speed and agility. It also includes automating the testing process […]

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  • IIoT
  • July 26, 2021

Build Vs. Buy an Edge Device Stack. Find Out What Suits Your Business.

Optimizing data transmission from field devices to the cloud in a way that can enable quick response time and reduce network congestions have been the prime motives behind inventing this emerging technology called Edge Computing. Edge computing has become popular in IIOT networks as it offers a viable solution to emerging network problems in factories. […]

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  • IIoT
  • Industry 4.0
  • July 22, 2021

What is the Need for DevOps in Manufacturing Industries?

What is the Need for DevOps in Manufacturing Industries? (Role of DevOps in Industrial Software Development) From deploying robots to automation to software development, there are several ways manufacturing industries are working faster and smarter. The main reason behind these developments is the easy collaboration of developers and operations teams who no longer have to […]

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  • EDM
  • July 20, 2021

A Guide to Managing Industrial IoT Edge Devices

Industrial IoT (IIoT) brings together machines, cloud computing, analytics, and people to enhance the productivity and functionality of industrial processes. With IIoT, companies can transform business models and improve performance alongside decreasing industrial waste. Whether it’s called Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), Industry 4.0, or Digitalization, companies have started leveraging technologies to completely reimagine their […]

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  • Industry 4.0
  • July 6, 2021
  • 3 Minutes Read

5 Important Considerations Before Modernizing Your Legacy Industrial Software Applications

Introducing innovative business practices is common among industries, thanks to the changing market landscape demanding for newer, better, and focused solutions. Dell surveyed 4000 global business leaders among which 89% agreed that the pandemic has forced the need for a more agile and scalable IT environment. As per the statistics of Dell’s Digital Transformation Index […]

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  • Industry 4.0
  • June 17, 2021
  • 3 Minutes Read

Key Benefits of Industrial Data Migration Services in Oil & Gas Industry

An estimate of around 2.5 quintillion bytes of datawas produced globally in a day in 2018. With the wider adoption of the internet of things, this has grown at a higher speed ever since. Around 90% of the data we have today was generated in the past 2 years. The Oil & Gas industry is […]

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  • Testing
  • June 17, 2021
  • 3 Minutes Read

Accelerate Software Product Engineering Services Through DevOps

DevOps is a philosophy that drives companies towards faster project completion and is now entering its second decade. Over the years this has steadily gained momentum, owing to the massive acceptance by big and small organizations globally. A research report by Grand View predicts that the DevOps market will reach US$12.85 billion by 2025. Various […]

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  • Embedded
  • June 17, 2021
  • 3 Minutes Read

Containerization in Embedded Systems: Industry 4.0 Requirement

Embedded systems are a ubiquitous and crucial part of the industrial automation. Whether it’s a small controller, an HVAC, or a complicated system, embedded systems are everywhere in the manufacturing space. You need embedded systems to help in improving the performance, operational and power efficiency and to even control processes in the complex industrial realms. […]

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  • Industry 4.0
  • June 1, 2021

8 Advantages of IO-Link

IO-Link – an integral part in the Industrial Automation As more devices are interconnected at the factory level, the automation process greatly depends on seamless communications between devices from the shop floor such as sensors and actuators to the control systems like PLCs, and others. To ensure this, IO-Link is one of the first standardized […]

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  • Industry 4.0
  • April 28, 2021
  • 3 Minutes Read

How IO-Link Protocol enhances Factory Automation and Benefits End Industries?

The current wave of the industrial revolution, also known as the Industrie 4.0, has proven to improve the production process in various aspects. To realize the promised benefits, a strong communication protocol that allows semantic interoperability among interconnected devices is needed. In manufacturing industries where processes are greatly dependent on the industrial sensors and actuators, […]

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  • Sensor
  • April 12, 2021
  • 3 Minutes Read

Energy Harvesting in Wireless Sensor Network

Introduction Wired sensors connected to control systems via industrial communication protocols like HART or even a simple 4–20 mA loop take up the required energy supplied over the cabling. It is estimated that wiring takes up majority of the total sensor installation cost. On the other hand, wireless sensors used for industrial control and automation […]

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  • Simulator
  • March 23, 2021
  • 3 Minutes Read

Role of Protocol Simulators In Product Development And R&D

What are Protocol Simulators? The term “simulator” means “imitator of a situation or a process”. In the digital sense, we can say that a protocol simulator or a network simulator is a computer-generated simulation of a protocol before bringing the product to the market. There is a paradigm shift in industries like industrial OEMs, discrete, […]

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  • Testing
  • March 23, 2021
  • 3 Minutes Read

Smart Test Automation for Desktop/Software Devices For Global Engineering Teams

As the Industrial Internet of Things is taking hold, we are seeing more and more desktop/software electronics being used to build smart devices, machines, and equipment for manufacturing OEMs. These devices are the “things” in IIoT and form a connected ecosystem and are at the core of the digital thread. Desktop/software product development, therefore, holds […]

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  • Industry 4.0
  • March 23, 2021
  • 3 Minutes Read

Ethernet-APL (Advanced Physical Layer) and its relevance to Industries

Industrial revolution 4.0 has already set in, and industrial automation is a profound part of it. One of the crucial aspects of implementing a successful automation ecosystem in any industry is seamless communication between devices. For a long time, the traditional field buses like PROFIBUS, HART, FF, Modbus and a few others have been the […]

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  • Industry 4.0
  • February 26, 2021
  • 3 Minutes Read

EtherCAT Implementation Strategies

Industrial automation systems use Ethernet application layers technologies like EtherNet/IPTM and Profinet which often have issues related to bandwidth and payload. To overcome these shortcomings, Beckhoff Automation, a German automation company came forward with a Fieldbus system called the Fast Light Bus. This eventually evolved into EtherCAT (Ethernet for Control Automation Technology), which was launched […]

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  • Industry 4.0
  • February 10, 2021
  • 3 Minutes Read

Importance of Cybersecurity in IIoT

Manufacturing industries have evolved drastically over the last decade or so. With the advancements in technologies, manufacturers are aggressively adopting IT/OT convergence tools. Embedded systems, be in in the form of a small smart sensor, or a PLC/DCS, HMI, or an edge device are staring to play a more prominent role. Located in the lower […]

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  • Industry 4.0
  • February 9, 2021
  • 3 Minutes Read

Artificial Intelligence in Industrial Automation: A Primer

Role of Artificial Intelligence in Industrial Automation For many people, Artificial Intelligence(AI) means robots performing complex human tasks in sci-fi movies. Actually it is partially true. Whatever AI offers to the world is allowing the industrial machines to carry out super intelligent tasks. As the global industries and decision makers are facing new challenges, there […]

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  • Industry 4.0
  • February 1, 2021
  • 3 Minutes Read

All You Need to Know About Industry Protocols

An Introduction to Industrial Automation Communication Protocols Techopedia defines industrial communication protocols as “formal descriptions of digital message formats and rules.” These protocols are integrated in hardware systems as well as software programs. The core function of communication protocols is to send and receive messages between different systems, devices, or software programs. Communication protocols are […]

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  • OPC UA
  • January 25, 2021
  • 3 Minutes Read

How Embedded OPC UA can Enhance Potential for Interoperability

Introduction We have long realized that digitalization is the key to unlocking hidden business opportunities in the industrial sector. Digitization and digitalization becomes more successful when it is integrated across products, services, systems, and solutions. It is therefore essential to establish a seamless interoperability between the components of the enterprise and that of the automation […]

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  • Embedded
  • December 7, 2020
  • 3 Minutes Read

Top Five Thumb Rules of Intrinsic Safe Product Design 

In an industrial setting, flammable vapours, gas, airborne dust and fibres are potential explosive materials that under excess heat or electric sparks can cause catastrophic fires and explosions leading to loss of life and property. When the combination of oxygen, flammable materials and ignition energy are available, fires and explosions occur. The best way to […]

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  • Testing
  • December 7, 2020
  • 3 Minutes Read

What is the Significance of Regression Testing in Agile?

What is Regression Testing? Industrial revolution 4.0 has already started to show signs of significant change in various industrial operations. From manufacturing, to automotive, finance and production, every business process is being explored to unveil the potential of automating them. Industries are thriving hard to stay in tune with the latest technological advancements and be […]

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  • OPC UA
  • November 17, 2020
  • 3 Minutes Read

Top 10 Considerations While Implementing OPC UA

Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) is the most promising trend in the Industrial Revolution.

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  • Embedded
  • November 4, 2020
  • 3 Mins Read

Top 10 Tips for Industrial PCB Design

It does not matter if you are an experienced design engineer or a complete novice when it comes to an industrial PCB design.

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  • IIoT
  • October 27, 2020
  • 3 Minutes Read

Top 4 IIoT advantages for Oil and Gas industry

Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) is the next big thing that’s happening across the industrial sector.

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  • Industry 4.0
  • October 27, 2020
  • 3 Minutes Read

5 practical applications of IIoT in industrial automation

Industrial Internet of Things or IIoT refers to interconnected instruments, sensors

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  • Testing
  • October 27, 2020
  • 3 Minutes Read

Software Testing in Industry 4.0

The fourth edition of the Industrial Revolution, or Industry 4.0, as it is commonly known is here to stay.

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  • EDM
  • Industry 4.0
  • September 11, 2020
  • 3 Mins Read

Role of Product Engineering Services

What is Product Engineering? The term product engineering refers to the development of a product from concept to manufacturing and release of the product to the market.

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  • Industry 4.0
  • August 31, 2020
  • 3 Mins Read

Top 10 Advantages of Industrial Automation

What is Industrial Automation? Automation helps save a lot of time and effort and at the same time, it helps get a job done more accurately.

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  • Embedded
  • August 10, 2020
  • 3 Mins Read

Application of Embedded Systems in Industrial Automation

From HVAC units to complex industrial automation applications, embedded systems are ubiquitous; acting as a programmable operating system

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  • OPC UA
  • August 7, 2020
  • 3 Mins Read

How OPC UA is revolutionizing Industrial Automation

Think about a production plant or a manufacturing unit, and it is a visual harmony of machines, robots, assembly lines, valves and many more parts

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  • Embedded
  • Sensor
  • July 16, 2020
  • 3 Mins Read

4 Tools for Building Embedded Linux Systems

What is an Embedded System?
An embedded system can be described as a hardware system that has its own software and firmware.

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  • Industry 4.0
  • July 8, 2020
  • 3 Mins Read

9 Technologies Which Form the Building Blocks for Industry 4.0

The rise of Industry 4.0, the new digital industrial technology Today the manufacturing scene in India mainly comprises of small and mid-end capital good industries

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